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Lisa Gorton celebrates dissertation hand in

Celebrating Success Despite Lockdown

Despite the lockdown, the entire tourism teaching team and final year students still managed to have a virtual celebration to mark the hand-in of their dissertations. 


UK Centre for Events Management collaborate with Eventbrite

The UK Centre for Events Management, in collaboration with Eventbrite, the UK’s largest event ticketing agency, held our annual industry led conference Event Futures.

Gambian women dancing in the sun

Ninki Nanka Study Tour 2020

Three Leeds Beckett students from various countries recently started a journey to “the smiling coast of West Africa” on the the Ninki Nanka Trail – a Community Based Tourism trail linking up a selection of villages and natural and cultural heritage sites along the River Gambia.

 Tania Phayre
 Joëlle Prins
 Daniela Schöb

Dr Simon Woodward’s Collaboration in Finland

In early February, Dr Simon Woodward spent time at Laurea University of the Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland.

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students in Gambia

12 students make positive contribution to tourism development in Gambia

Davina Stanford, Lucy McCombes and 12 students went to Gambia to explore the tourism management modules to real life Gambian case studies of destination management, product development and cultural heritage site management.

Stephanie Jameson

A Week of Living Danishly

Stephanie Jameson spends a week living in Denmark where she gives lectures and seminars to Danish students and staff.

Daniela Schoeb

MSc Responsible Tourism Management student wins ATHE Best PG Student Award

Daniela Schoeb, a recent graduate from the Responsible Tourism Management MSc at Leeds Beckett University has just been awarded ATHE Best PG Student for 2019.

Ana Seidi with her award

International Tourism Graduate Wins Second Prestigious Award

2019 International Tourism Management graduate, Ana Seidi, was recognised by senior travel and tourism industry experts as the “One to Watch” at the Everywoman in Travel Awards.

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Ana Seidi receiving her award

'One to Watch': Award winning student shortlisted for another prestigious award

Fresh from her visit to the Houses of Parliament to receive her Institute of Travel and Tourism 'Student of the Year' award,  Ana Seidi has now also been announced as one of just three short-listed candidates in yet another prestigious travel industry final.

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Students learning about Local Economic Development in The Gambia

Discounted places for students in East Africa to study MSc Responsible Tourism Management

Leeds Beckett University are offering substantially discounted fees for five students from East Africa to study the MSc Responsible Tourism Management distance course.  Discounted fees are £5,500 per student.

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